Nicole Causey

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I am a trainee legal executive based in the Southampton Medical Negligence Team. I have a varied caseload of medical negligence cases, and I also assist other members of our team.

I am involved in a wide variety of cases including brain injury, infection and wound management, surgical negligence, bladder and bowel injuries, Accident and Emergency claims, cardiology, and fatal claims.

What inspired you to get into law?

I wanted to work in an industry that would really challenge me and encourage me to keep learning new skills.

What Is The Most Rewarding Aspect Of Your Role?

It is very rewarding to know that the work that we have done can affect someone's life in a positive way. It is great to be able to support our clients through what can be very difficult times in their lives.

What Do You Like About Working At Irwin Mitchell?

I am proud to work for a firm who do so much more for clients than just claim compensation. It is great to be able to offer such a strong focus on rehabilitation and support.

What Do You Do Away From The Office?

I enjoy travelling, cooking, playing netball and walking my dog.

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  • 06/12/2016
    Retired Firefighter Left Looking Like Shark Bite Victim After Post-Surgery Infection Went Untreated For A Month Takes Legal Action Against NHS Trust

    “Peter is understandably concerned that despite the number of reviews of his leg surgery, and repeated acknowledgment in his medical notes that the wound was oozing, no urgent action was taken until January 27. “Life since the operation has been very difficult for Peter who has had to adjust to significant restrictions on his mobility. He’s also had to come to terms with the fact that an operation which was supposed to give him a better quality of life, has ultimately led to a very traumatic period and has a long-term, if not permanent impact on the rest of his life. “Such was the extreme nature of Peter’s scarring, when we showed the photographs of his leg to our medical experts they told us the disfigurement was more akin to a shark attack victim than that of a patient who had undergone a vein graft. “Of course, it could have been so much worse for Peter. Had his infection been allowed to develop further he could have lost his leg completely or, shockingly, even died. It’s therefore incredibly important that lessons are learned from his ordeal so no other patient suffers as he has."

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